Alice ATHERTON[1]

Female 1834 - 1892  (58 years)


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  • Name Alice ATHERTON 
    Born 2 Jan 1834  Blackrod, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 May 1892  Plane Creek, Via Sarina, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I10868  Atherton
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2017 

    Father Edmund ATHERTON,   b. 4 Feb 1804, Blackrod, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1863, Mount Hedlow Station, Via Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Esther AINSCOUGH,   b. 21 Nov 1806, Blackrod, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1888, Mount Hedlow Station, Via Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1833  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Lancs OPC:
      Marriage: 21 Jul 1833 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
      Edmund Atherton - of This parish
      Esther Aynscough - of This parish
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry BELL,   b. Est 1840,   d. 29 Jan 1915  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1861  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1834 - Blackrod, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1861 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1892 - Plane Creek, Via Sarina, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Alice ATHERTON was born on 2 January 1834 in Blackrod, Lancashire, England,Christened: 19 January 1834, St Katherine, Blackrod, Lancashire, EnglandIn the 1841 Census living at Whitehill, Blackrod, Lancs was Edmund Atherton 35 Farmer `Y` to born in County, Ester (sic) Atherton 30 Y, James Atherton 11 Y, Alice Atherton 7 Y, Rebeca (sic) Atherton 5 Y, John Atherton 3 Y, Edmund Atherton 2 Y.From Ancestry New South Wales Arrivals:
      Edmund Atherton 40 a Farm Labourer on 28 Jun 1844, Vessel `Briton`, a native of Blackrod, Parents were John & Alice. Bounty ?18.7.6.
      Esther Ainscough (also spelt Ainscow) 38, also of Blackrod, Parents were Thos & Alice Aynscough of Farm St. Bounty ?18.7.6.
      Children - James Ainscow 13, Alice 10 baptised 19 Jan 1834, Rebecca 8 baptised 8 Nov 1835, John 6 born 9 Aug 1837, Edmund 4 born 22 Apr 1839, Henry 2 born 24 Jul 1841, Thomas 3 months born 1 Dec 1843. Bounty for each child (except Thomas) was shown as ?9.3. 9.Alice died on 15 May 1892 in `Plane Creek`, Via Sarina, Queensland, Australia at age 58, and was buried on an unknown date in Reed`s Property, Near Bell`s Creek, Sarina-Mackay Road, QueenslandAlice married Henry BELL on 3 October 1861 in Queensland, Australia. Henry was born about 1840, died on 29 January 1915 in Queensland, Australia50 aged about 75, and was buried on 31 January 1915 in Mackay Cemetery, Queensland, Australia. They had eight
      children: Elizabeth Esther, William Henry, Unnamed, Anne Rebecca (Annie), Alice Louisa, Maude Ethel Mary, Lily Winifred Atherton and Ellen (Eleanor).
      The Bell Family settled at `Plane Creek` in 1863 being the first cattle run formed in this locality and their home for a very long time. Henry (Squire) was very involved in the community being one of the original members and the first starter of the Mackay Turf Club. He retired to Mackay in 1908 seven years prior to his death.
      Alice and Henry had one son William H. and six daughters. Four of the daughters Annie (Mrs. McCulloch), Eleanor (Mrs Dupuy), Maud (Mrs.Thomas then Mrs. Budge), Lily (Mrs. McKie) and a number of their descendants have lived in the Mackay district becoming very prominent in the community.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14500649] Lee McIntosh.

    2. [S14500346] athoman.com.